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Concord Mall, struggling to attract shoppers and marquee retailers, is getting a complete makeover.

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Delaware’s jobless rate inched up for the second straight month.

 

It reached 4.7 percent for the month of May.

The Dow-DuPont merger cleared its final U.S. hurdle Thursday.

The U.S. Department of Justice Anti-Trust Division gave the $140 billion dollar deal its blessing after reviewing it for about a year.

Once the merger is completed, the combined company plans to split into three independent companies by 2019.  Two of them – specialty products and agriculture – will be headquartered in the First State.

In a joint statement, Dow and DuPont say they expect the merger to be finalized this August.  They first announced it in December 2015.

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Young Professionals Week in Wilmington kicked off with a panel discussion about millennial leadership Monday.


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The three-and-a-half-year courtship is over. It’s time to let the creativity begin.

NextFab, the Philadelphia-based “gym for innovators,” will open next Thursday in downtown Wilmington, providing the most significant brick and mortar evidence that the city’s Creative District is more than murals and pocket parks.

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First State motorists are getting a little relief at the gas pump as June gets underway.

AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average cost of a gallon of regular in Delaware slipped three cents over the past seven days – from $2.36 to $2.33.

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Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant has announced it will open a new location along the Coastal Highway in Rehoboth Beach by the end of summer 2018.   

 


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Visitors to Delaware’s beaches came early and left late this Memorial Day weekend. And the rain didn’t seem to keep them away.


Downstate medical marijuana patients now have a dispensary closer to home.


Banking giant HSBC announced Tuesday that it will be laying off or relocating nearly 500 jobs by the end of next year.

 


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